Sonnets from the Portuguese. Elizabeth Barrett BROWNING, Nestore LEONE.

Sonnets from the Portuguese.

London: T. Fisher Unwin, no date [1909]. [Victorian Poetry] LIMITED ILLUSTRATED EDITION. Quarto (28 x 21cm), pp.xxvi; beautifully illuminated sonnets on lithographic plates by Nestore Leoni, with fine embellishment for each of the 44 poems in the cycle, all protected with tissue guards upon which the plain text is also printed, plus decorated half title and title pages, also with tissue guards. Number 235 of just 500 copies thus. In recent navy half morocco, decorated in gilt in the 'Poe' style to spine, with matching cloth over boards. Top edge gilt. Crisp and clean but for library stamps to verso of one plate, the final page of the introduction, and to the final leaf. Very good. Item #53328

Price: £195.00

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